§ 55-12-1 Cemeteries subject to provisions of chapter
§ 55-12-2 Classification of cemeteries
§ 55-12-3 Operation of perpetual care cemetery–Creation of perpetual care fund required
§ 55-12-4 Continuance of operation–Cemetery principal fund deposits
§ 55-12-5 Previously existing cemetery becoming a perpetual care cemetery–Creation andmaintenance of perpetual care fund
§ 55-12-8 Income from cemetery principal fund–Transfer to earnings fund–Use
§ 55-12-8.1 Permissible uses of proceeds of income transferred to earnings fund
§ 55-12-9 Nonperpetual care cemeteries
§ 55-12-10 Nonperpetual care cemetery sign–Requirements as to display
§ 55-12-11 Forms to disclose status as nonperpetual care cemetery–Information to purchaser oflot
§ 55-12-12 Nonperpetual care cemetery becoming a perpetual care cemetery–Creation andmaintenance of perpetual care fund
§ 55-12-13 Commission, bonus, rebate or other thing of value in connection with sale ofinterment space in perpetual care cemetery prohibited–Exceptions
§ 55-12-14 Representations in connection with sale of interment space as to speculativeinvestment prohibited
§ 55-12-15 Violations as petty offenses
§ 55-12-16 Severability of provisions
§ 55-12-17 Annual financial report
§ 55-12-18 Funds to be administered by trustee under control of licensed banking institution–Report to secretary of state
§ 55-12-19 Attorney general investigation into use of earnings fund–Subpoena
§ 55-12-20 Procedures available to attorney general
§ 55-12-21 Court action to enforce compliance
§ 55-12-22 Injunction to restrain use of money in earnings fund
§ 55-12-23 Restoration of misused money or property–Appointment of receiver
§ 55-12-24 Authority of receiver

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 55 > Chapter 12 - Cemetery Perpetual Care Funds

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  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
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  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.